SciQuest Selected as Recipient of 2013 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Award

SciQuest Selected as Recipient of 2013 Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green
Award

Awards Recognize Providers of Supply Chain Solutions and Services Assisting
Their Customers in Achieving Measurable Sustainability Goals

CARY, N.C., Nov. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- SciQuest (Nasdaq:SQI), a leading
provider of cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management,
today announced that the company has been chosen as a recipient of the 2013
Supply & Demand Chain Executive Green Award. The 2013 Green Supply Chain
Awards recognize companies making green initiatives or sustainability a core
part of their supply chain strategy, and are working to achieve measurable
sustainability goals within their own operations. The awards also recognize
providers of supply chain solutions and services assisting their customers in
achieving measurable sustainability goals.

Submissions were judged based on the clarity and content of the goals and
strategy, the extent of the steps being taken, the impact of the results to
date and projected results, and the form and presentation of the information
submitted.

"We are honored to be named a winner of this prestigious award and believe
that this recognition further confirms our position as a leader in sustainable
purchasing," said Stephen Wiehe, president and CEO of SciQuest. "Our team has
dedicated themselves to helping customers attain green and sustainable
purchasing practices across their entire supply chain and it is great that our
efforts are being recognized. Congratulations to all the other recipients."

About SciQuest

SciQuest (NASDAQ:SQI) is the largest publicly held pure-play provider of
cloud-based business automation solutions for spend management – offering deep
domain knowledge and a leading, customer-driven portfolio. SciQuest solutions
enable greater visibility and compliance organization-wide to help you gain
control, optimize efficiencies and reduce spend. These cloud-based solutions
are easier to implement and proven to deliver measurable, sustainable value
with SciQuest's high-touch support, analysis and automation. Learn more about
our solutions and how we can help your organization turn spending into savings
at www.sciquest.com.

To join the conversation, please visit our blog, The Open Kitchen at
http://www.sciquest.com/blog– or follow us on Twitter @SciQuest.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

Any statements in this release that are not historical or current facts are
forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements in this release are
made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities
Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are not guarantees of future
performance and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other
factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be
materially different from any future results, performances or achievements
expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Certain of these risks
are discussed in "Part I, Item 1A, Risk Factors" and elsewhere in SciQuest's
most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and other reports, as filed with the
United States Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"). The company's SEC
reports are available free of charge on the SEC's website at
http://www.sec.gov or on the company's website at www.sciquest.com. These
forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof, and SciQuest
undertakes no obligation to update, amend or clarify any forward-looking
statement for any reason. Given these risks and uncertainties, investors
should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements as a prediction
of actual results.

CONTACT: SciQuest Media contact:
         SciQuest, Inc.
         Michelle Perkins, 919-659-2228
         mperkins@sciquest.com
        
         fama PR for SciQuest
         Dan Gaffney, 617-986-5036
         sciquest@famapr.com
        
         SciQuest Investor contact:
         SciQuest, Inc.
         Jamie Andelman, 919-659-2322
         jandelman@sciquest.com
 
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